RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
Alternatives to Anger is a four-part educational series designed to help adults, parents and caregivers increase their knowledge about anger issues and put anger management and healthy relationship skills into practice.
Instructors: Hanna Hotchkiss, Hazelhan@msu.edu & Lisa Tams, Tams@msu.edu
Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past.
The concepts of RELAX include:
- Recognize your anger signals.
- Empathize by seeing the other person’s point of view.
- Listen and really hear what the other person is saying.
- Accept that the other person’s anger is NOT ABOUT YOU.
- “X”- out the past and keep it in the present.
This is an online class.
April 22, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. EST - Lesson 1 – What is Anger
April 29, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. EST - Lesson 2 – Calming Down and De-Stressing
May 6, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. EST - Lesson 3 – Six Principles of Problem Solving
May 13, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. EST - Lesson 4 – Forgiving and Letting Go of the Past
This is a free class.
Registration for RELAX: Alternatives to Anger is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 21, 2021.
Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.
For more information please contact Hanna Hotchkiss at Hazelhan@msu.edu.